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Stuffed Shells Recipe

Looking for an easy stuffed shells recipe? Learn how to make stuffed shells using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by happygal

Makes 16 servings



can be made with brocolli or other vegetables One serving = 2 shells plus sauce and topping.

Recipe Ingredients for stuffed shells

16 ounce pasta shells
30 oz ricotta cheese part skim
8 ounces part skim mozzarella cheese,( shredded)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 egg whites,( lightly beaten)
1 pinch garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried parsley
20 oz Spinach (frozen and drained)
26 ounce marinara sauce
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for stuffed shells

  1. Cook shells according to package directions. Place in cold water to stop cooking. Drain.

  2. Mix together ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, egg whites, and garlic powder. Rub the dried herbs in the palms of your hands to pulverize them, and stir into the cheese mixture. Stuff mixture into the shells.

  3. Spread 1/3 of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 15 x 10 inch pan. Place shells open side up, and close together in pan. Spread remaining sauce over top, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 184.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
241
Calories from Fat
82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.1g
14%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
434mg
18%
Potassium
476mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
23.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 34% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
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